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John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'
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John McAfee Slams the NSA: 'A Paranoid, Insane Government Cannot Govern a People.'

The anti-virus pioneer says that U.S. intelligence officials need to stop spying on citizens and start protecting them from true enemies.
Entrepreneur Network
NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program
Cybersecurity

NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program

It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA
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Encryption on iPhones, Facebook Apparently 'Petrified' the NSA

Stronger encryption has made it significantly more difficult for the U.S. government to spy on communications.
Arjun Kharpal
NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure
Cybercrime

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut U.S. Infrastructure

He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Case Closed? New iOS 8 Encryption Is Impenetrable to Law Enforcement.
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Case Closed? New iOS 8 Encryption Is Impenetrable to Law Enforcement.

Apple has put police on notice that security on its new phone is so tight, it couldn't extra data even it wanted to cooperate, which is doesn't.
Larry Alton
Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'
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Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'

Silicon Valley executives worry the fallout of surveillance revelations could be severe.
JP Mangalindan
Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool
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NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool

The surveillance agency tweeted out a scrambled message on Monday meant to draw in would-be code breakers.
Nina Zipkin
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.
Email

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Laura Entis
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance
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Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
Geoff Weiss
How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.
Mobile Phones

How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
Laura Entis
10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday
History of the Internet

10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

What you might not know about the intangible cultural force that forever changed the way we live, work, play and communicate.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
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6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The NSA (National Security Agency) is a U.S. government agency charged with monitoring information and data for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. In recent years, the agency has been under scrutiny for the use of secret surveillance. Although its budget is classified, the NSA has claimed that if judged as a corporation, it would rank in the top 10 percent of Fortune 500 companies.